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Probably the biggest use and most profit from any specific area for the internet is porn. That volume and profit for that topic is not to be expected on a government run network.

But Minitel could serve as an example of the benefits that could be derived today from a state owned and operated network. It could be secure for starters. Users should buy their own devices, but interface applications should be cheaply available. A network that is secure and relatively free from criminal activity would also be 'family friendly'. If a social application similar to FB were available and also state managed that could provide a much needed alternative to the present situation.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Dec 31st, 2019 at 06:57:27 AM EST
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